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Houston METRO

Parking and Transportation Services offers eligible faculty, staff and students the opportunity to join COAST (Coogs on Alternative and Sustainable Transportation), and sign up for the METRO fare card incentive.

Participants receive a maximum of $27.50 each month toward their METRO fare.

Trip Planning

Routes, schedules and an interactive trip planner are available at

Lean how to ride METRO.

Light Rail

METRO's Purple Line provides frequent service between the University of Houston and downtown Houston. Riders can use their Q-Card and pay the same fare as local bus service with free transfers.